CPR & basic first aid are essential life saving skills that everyone should know. This course is open to divers & non-divers alike. The EFR course teaches you the skills in no stressful way, increasing your willingness & confidence to help others facing a medical emergency. This course is prerequisite if you are going to be doing the Rescue diver course.
The Emergency First Response course will teach you:
Importance of responding quickly in an emergency.
Why you should help in an emergency.
Why people hesitate in providing the emergency care.
The legal implications of helping people in an emergency situation.
What is the chain of survival & how Emergency First Responder is involved.
Activating Emergency Medical Service.
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Procedures.
Risks Emergency First Responder's face & how to avoid them.
Recognition of life-threatening emergencies; Heart attack, Cardiac arrest, Stroke & Choking.
Primary & Secondary Care: ABCD's of the lifeline.
Bleeding Management, Shock Management, Spinal Chord injury recognition & preventing permanent damage.
Difference between Injury & Illness, Signs & Symptoms.
First Aid for common injuries: dealing with Fracture, Cuts & Bruises, Venomous bites.
Application of Splints & Bandages.